F&F Season 4 Episode 3 – Maria Palma of Kindred Capital – Thanksgiving Special

As it’s Thanksgiving Weekend – we only thought it was right to showcase an American VC in this episode, so get ready for this episode with Maria Palma of Kindred Capital and Anthony Lyall, our in house, US team member taking centre stage.

Maria is a straight-talking, super-bright American based in London with the super edgy Kindred Capital. Kindred are a clever & successful fund, with a unique investment style and razor focus on Deep-Tech & Future Technologies.

Maria has had a varied and interesting career to date, encompassing roles @ GE, an MBA at Harvard University, a  Start-Up in Bangalore start-up and an AdTech scale-up in New York. After these roles, she turned to investing as a VC with RRE in NYC.

She’s now landed at Kindred Capital at the start of the pandemic and lives in London.  She’s a 100 MPH type of lady & in this 40 minute chat,  we cover a heck of a lot, including:

# Kindred Capital and their unique, successful investment style
# The trend of inclusivity in the Tech space, with advice given on navigating the right approach to meet VCs in the UK / Europe
# The trendline that will only increase – of more American VC Werewolves arriving in London – that are investing now in Seed !!

And I’m not going to tell you everything … so listen on for many many interesting tips for founders, views on VC, the investment future & more..

A cracking episode and Happy Thanksgiving to all our American listeners and watchers !!!